Pacer Coach, Noom, and Weight Watchers: which weight loss plan is right for you? If you’re looking for a weight loss program, you’ve probably seen Noom or Weight Watchers (WW). Both of these programs have helped millions of people lose weight. But they might not be the best solution for everyone. Pacer Coach offers a… Continue reading Pacer Coach, Noom, and Weight Watchers: which weight loss plan is right for you?
Renewing Your Relationship With Food If you have found yourself battling food for most of your life, you are not alone! Our society has been drilling thoughts into our minds that we should eat only “good” foods and banish the “bad” ones. This black-and-white way of thinking actually works against you in the end. When we… Continue reading Renewing Your Relationship With Food
Differentiating Between Emotional & Physical Hunger Determining the difference between emotional and physical hunger can be tricky. Sometimes these forms of hunger can feel identical, but there are several ways to identify whether the hunger you are feeling is based on emotions or truly physical. Being able to recognize whether your hunger is solely based on… Continue reading Are You Really Hungry? Emotional vs Physical Hunger
Differentiating Between Mindful Eating and Diet Culture How does mindful eating differ from the thousands of diets out there? Well, first off – mindful eating is NOT a diet! It is a form of eating that allows you to reconnect with your natural, innate ability to eat based on internal and physical sensations. We are… Continue reading Mindful Eating vs Diet Culture – How To Actually Lose Weight
Introduction To Food Journaling How can we achieve healthy weight loss if we are unaware of what we are putting into our bodies and how it makes us feel? A great tool for weight loss or weight maintenance is the practice of food journaling with mindful eating. If you log down what you are eating, along… Continue reading Food Journaling For Healthy Eating Habits
What is Mindless Eating? Have you ever been to the movies and ordered a bag of popcorn? You are sitting in the theater, fixated on the screen, and all of a sudden, you feel your fingers at the bottom of the bag. You consumed all of the popcorn and didn’t even get to savor the… Continue reading Stop Mindless Eating To Lose Weight
Use Hunger/Fullness Scale To Prevent Overeating Honoring hunger and fullness is an integral part of maintaining a healthy weight. From a young age, we are taught to “clean our plates!” regardless of how physically full we may have felt. These societal customs have made us tune out our true inner cues, leading to overeating and weight… Continue reading Use Hunger/Fullness Scale To Prevent Overeating
Walking is great for exercise and for weight loss, but the strategies you’d use for each may be different. You’ll see more progress towards your goal if you design your walking routine for exercise or weight loss specifically.
The steps you take in the critical brisk walking zone are the most impactful for weight loss, though more steps are almost always better. A few medium length, intense fitness walks can be your most efficient path for weight loss.
When walking for fitness, realistic maximum weight loss is about 1 to 2 pounds per week, but there are factors that can make this goal more or less likely. Eating healthier and walking also work together in synergy.